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Adam Sweeting

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Former features editor of Melody Maker, Adam has written on rock, classical music and television for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Uncut, Classic FM and Gramophone, and on motor-racing for Motorsport. He co-founded The Virtual Television Company, which made Mr Rock'n'Roll (Channel 4), Pavarotti: The Last Tenor (BBC2 Arena) and Imagine - Nigel Kennedy (BBC One)

Articles By Adam Sweeting

Messiah, Netflix review - con-artist or the Second Coming?

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This Is Our Family, Sky Atlantic review - can Emma and Tony live happily ever after?

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How to Steal Pigs and Influence People, Channel 4 review - the arcane world of the online vegan influencers

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Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle, BBC Four review - meticulous account of a haunting American tragedy

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Cornwall: This Fishing Life, BBC Two review - a precarious trade on the ocean wave

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Dracula, BBC One review - horrific, and not in a good way

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The Gentlemen review - it ain't woke but don't fix it

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Dame Edna Rules the Waves / The Graham Norton Show, BBC One review - two ways to run a talk show

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The Trial of Christine Keeler, BBC One review - famous sex scandal makes uneven drama

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Martin's Close, BBC Four review - where did the scary bits go?

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Cinderella: After Ever After, Sky 1 review - preposterous fairytale sequel tweaks the funny bone

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A Christmas Carol, BBC One review – Dickens classic recast as gruelling horror story

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The Brexit Storm Continues: Laura Kuenssberg's Inside Story, BBC Two review - rehashed political history fails to set pulses racing

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Charles I: Killing a King, BBC Four review - sad stories of the death of kings

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Traces, Alibi review - pedigree cast battles implausible plot

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Sons of Denmark review - political thriller stirs cauldron of hot-button issues

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The New Normal, Royal Victoria Patriotic Building review - s...

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theartsdesk Q&A: Record label New Heavy Sounds

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Album: Deep Purple - Whoosh!

That Deep Purple are still putting out albums over 50 years since they first got together and still have three members of their early 70s classic...

Moses und Aron, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – c...

Barrie Kosky’s production of Moses und Aron was staged at the Komische Oper...

Theatre Unlocked 3: Signs of activity after a long siesta

After a weeklong hiatus due to an absence of noteworthy material, this column is back heralding the return, as well, of something resembling live...

An American Pickle review - sweet and sour screwball comedy

Seth Rogen offers up double the laughs by taking on both lead roles in a time-hopping, Rip-Van-Winkle screwball...

The Deceived, Channel 5 review - who's fooling who?

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again, except somebody had renamed it The House at Knockdara. This was the title of the first...

Young Ahmed review - jihadist drama misses the mark

Belgian filmmaking duo the Dardenne Brothers have long been darlings of Cannes Film Festival, winning awards for hardhitting...

Album: Conrad Schnitzler & Frank Bretschneider - Con-Str...

When does the avant-garde become folk? Both of the...

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Diarist, novelist and writer of erotica Anaïs Nin lived a brilliantly-...